Welcome to Ramblings of an Optimist
These are some of the wonderous thoughts and feelings floating around in my head and heart. I hope you enjoy them and that my journey of trying to figure myself out might somehow help you understand you. I believe we are all in this together and its only through sharing our true selves that we experience the deepest and most meaningful connections.
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“Pain is Inevitable; Suffering is Optional” I was having a really great conversation with a girlfriend last night about feeling hesitant about getting back out there because she didn’t want to open herself to getting hurt again. It made me think of the lenghts we go as humans to protect ourselves from pain. When IContinue reading “The Lengths We Will Go”
Ever since the announcement of the lifting of the mask restrictions for people who are vaccinated happened, I’ve been having this internal struggle. This feeling in the pit of my stomach that churns, these powerful emotions that I can literally feel radiating from my body. And it’s the slow kind of anger and resentment that’sContinue reading “My Emotional Support Mask & Trying to Understand My Anger”
What brings pain Is not listening to our own hearts Our own bodies Our own thoughts For when we aren’t quiet enough to their whispers Those whispers gradually become louder Until they are screams And like a child, tugging at your sleeve A small request for attention that is ignored Soon becomes a tantrum andContinue reading “Listen”
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